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Portrait #157
Subject/Title: Henry, Margaret Sinclair
Artist:Hergesheimer, Ella Sophonisba
Date Created:1931
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 31.5
Image Dimensions:31 x 25.5
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/19/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Full length seated of a young girl, age 18 months, sitting on the porch at 405 Belle Meade Blvd., Nashville, playing with a doll, blocks, and a book. She has red medium-length hair and is wearing a white sleeveless dress.
History:Commissioned by Kathryn Craig Henry (Mrs. Douglas), this hung at 405 Belle Meade Blvd. until 1986 when it was moved with Mrs. Henry to 615 Belle Meade Blvd. In 1990, upon the death of Mrs. Henry, it was moved to her daughter Margaret's (the subject).
It was cleaned by Cumberland Art Conservation in 1990.
The owner also has the artist's cartoon (oil sketch) for this work.
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